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APPA Spring Education Institute
May 14-18, 2018
Denver, Colorado
Grand Hyatt Denver

APPA’s seasonal education institutes offer in-depth training courses for all skill levels. Institutes allow attendees to focus on a single topic or spend the week in multiple classes for more comprehensive training.

Classes are designed by instructors who have decades of industry experience and understand the specific needs of public power utilities. The Institute format also provides an excellent opportunity to network with industry peers and earn continuing education credits.

Course Information
The Spring Education Institute features 17 in-depth courses on the following topics:

  • Accounting
  • Work Order & Asset Management
  • Cost of Service and Retail Rate Design
  • Technical Training


Cost of Service and Rate Design / Financial Planning

Energy Efficiency Management Certificate Program

Public Power Manager Certificate Program

Technical Training

More Information

Registration / Hotel / Program / Billing Questions
If you have questions about the meeting, please contact any of the staff listed below:

Registration Information – meeting services team:
Phone: 202/467-2941; Fax: 202/495-7505; Email: Registration@PublicPower.org

Hotel Information – registration team:
Phone: 202/467-2941; Fax: 202/495-7505; Email: Meetings@PublicPower.org

Program/Content Information – education team:
Phone: 202/467-2919; Email: EducationInfo@PublicPower.org

Billing Information – accounting and finance team:
Phone: 202/467-2967; Fax: 202/495-7467; Email: Finance@PublicPower.org


Grand Hyatt Denver
1750 Welton Street
Denver, Colorado, 80202

APPA Group Rate
$209 Single/Double

Room Rate Cut-off Date
April 20, 2018

An event code and link will be available in January, 2018

Hotel Reservation & Cancellation Policy
All reservations require a non-refundable room deposit equal to one night room and tax that will be charged to your credit card at the time your reservations is made. Note: In the event that APPA cancels a course, this deposit will be waived.

All courses will be held in the Grand Hyatt Denver. The hotel is located 25 miles from the Denver International Airport. Please contact the hotel for transportation options.

Travel Arrangements/Hotel Parking
Travel arrangements and costs associated with hotel parking are the responsibility of the participants. APPA will not reimburse for changes in travel expenditures regardless of the cause.

Registrants who cancel in writing at least 5 business days before the event, are entitled to a refund of their registration fee, minus a $50 cancellation fee. Registrants who cancel within 4 business days of the event, will not receive a refund, but attendee substitutions will be allowed for this event only. Registrants and no-shows who cancel within 4 business days are responsible for the full registration fee and are not entitled to a refund.

Cancellations must be made in writing and emailed to:Registration@PublicPower.org

Confirmations will be sent via e-mail.

Name Badges
Name badges can be picked up at the APPA registration desk at the hotel starting at 7:30 a.m. on the first day of each course and must be worn by all Institute attendees.

Beverage breaks are included in the registration fee. All meals are on your own.

WiFi will only be available in hotel common areas (sleeping rooms and hotel lobby), and will not be available in APPA meeting rooms. Please plan to use cellular data on your device, or bring a MiFi/Internet hotspot for personal use.

Registration Fees

Registration will be open in 2018

Registration Fees
Beverage breaks are included in the registration fee. All meals are on your own. Fees subject to change:

Half-day class
APPA Members: $325
Nonmembers: $650

1 day class
APPA Members: $545
Nonmembers: $1,090

1.5 day class
APPA Members: $745
Nonmembers: $1,490

2 day class
APPA Members: $845
Nonmembers: $1,690

3 day class
APPA Members: $845
Nonmembers: $1,690

3.5 day class
APPA Members: $1,245
Nonmembers: $2,490

Energy Efficiency Management Certifcate Program
APPA Members: $2,400
Nonmebers: $4,800

Public Power Manager Certifcate Program
APPA Members: $2,400 
Nonmebers: $4,800